Ep. 1055: Where we go indie for a day Video
Leaked from today's 404 Podcast: Arrested Development returns with new episodes on Netflix, Molly Wood takes arms against Facebook Open Graph, indie record labels resist streaming sites, and a preview of Apple's new Grand Central location that will be announced tomorrow.
3D TV? Augmented reality in your contacts? The world is getting awesome. Unless you have an Xbox 360. But it's birthday season, too. fourty years ago today, the first bits were sent over the nascent Internet. One year ago today, Google gave out comic books to announce Google Chrome.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu review Chris Nolan's movie "Inception", take a tour through Playboy's newest "Safe for Work" site, TheSmokingJacket.com, and preview the new trailer for the Facebook movie, "The Social Network."
Meet Alan Smithee, an out-of-work B-movie actor who's desperate for a gig. Alan has agreed to host an infomercial for his friend, revealing a behind-the-scenes look at the world of indie filmmaking. With independent filmmakers, their suffering is your entertainment. This is the 5th short film from Tempered Zealot Productions.
Today's guest on The 404 Podcast is The Paper Raincoat, a local band of the "experimental rock ambition" genre, as Jeff calls it. Amber Rubarth and Alex Wong have both garnered musical recognition for their individual acts, but only recently came together to form The Paper Raincoat. The release of their first EP, Safe in the Sound, ushered in an international fan following and an impressive list of accomplishments, including the iTunes Indie Artist Spotlight.
Pixie indie heartthrob Joanna Newsom's first video, directed by Terri Timely
Our guest on today's podcast episode is Dick Talens from Fitocracy.com, a social network that whips nerds into shape using role playing mechanics and social gaming achievements.
Leaked from today's episode of The 404: James Cameron goes for a swim, Windows Phone Challenge cheats, sleeping in class, and walking face first into the Apple Store.
It's a first-time confrontation between the top two e-readers in the game. Who's bringing it in the Prizefight ring?
Russ Frushtick from MTV's Multiplayer blog joins us on today's episode of The 404 Podcast to give us the rundown of this month's upcoming video game releases, but first we have to give a quick head nod to the Yankees for winning the World Series and, of course, Matsui for coming through with the MVP of the series.